Director of Instruction
Originally from North Wales, UK, Karen began playing golf there as a junior. By the age of sixteen, she held a +5 handicap, resulting in great amateur golf success. Karen has competed in most of the biggest golf tournaments around the globe including being on the winning GB&I Curtis Cup team in 1986 & 1988. Karen played four years at the University of Florida 1984-88. Her college career included nine collegiate wins, SEC Player of the Year, two NCAA Div1 National Team Championship wins, three Time 1st Team All American and an inductee into the University of Florida Sports Hall of Fame. After college, she competed on the LPGA, LET, JLPGA Tours for 14 years.
Since 2001, Karen has devoted her time to teaching and coaching the game of golf . Karen won the LPGA T&CP; National Golf Championship in 2007 &2010;. In 2013 Karen was awarded the LPGA Central Section Teacher of the Year. Karen coaches and connects with golfers at all levels of play; empowering and guiding them to accomplish their golf goals. Karen understands the challenges & the potential gains a player can be faced with to achieve a better game. She is dedicated to assisting and mentoring players to develop their best techniques and strategies to perform on the course, to facilitate more confidence and lower their scores. With a unique perspective into the extraordinary and challenging game of golf; Karen helps golfers experience the wonderful discoveries and joys of playing the game at all levels of play.